Show #2923 - Wednesday, April 23, 1997


[<< previous game]

Bryan McKown, an archivist from Columbia, South Carolina

Roger Bauman, a financial analyst from St. Paul, Minnesota

Pam Storm, a lawyer from Hingham, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,801)

[next game >>]

Jeopardy! Round

    $100 9
On Nov. 1, 1755 an earthquake devastated this Portuguese capital, killing tens of thousands
    $100 17
It follows "When in Rome..."
    $100 6
The small green light on this writer's stamp represents a symbol he used in "The Great Gatsby"
    $100 26
East of the Rocky Mountains malaria is spread by the anopheles quadrimaculatus species of this insect
    $100 14
Catoctin Mountain Park in northern Maryland is the site of this presidential retreat
    $100 1
The Four Seasons' "Big Girls Don't..."
    $200 10
In 1717 Danes settled on St. John in this Caribbean island group; 16 years later Denmark bought St. Croix
    $200 22
Long ago this was "as good as an ell"; now it's "as good as a mile"
    $200 7
Amelia Earhart appears on a 1963 issue of this type of special purpose stamp
    $200 27
Guinness says this cat pest has been known to jump a height of 34 inches
    $200 15
Clark Mills' statue of this U.S. president stands in the heart of New Orleans' French Quarter
    $200 2
Herman's Hermits' "Mrs. Brown, You've Got A Lovely..."
    $300 11
As early as the 1730s cuckoo clocks were made in this "woodsy" region of southwest Germany
    $300 23
It precedes "And master of none"
    $300 8
Though living presidents can't appear on U.S. stamps, this living 40th president is on Grenada's stamps
    $300 28
In the colonies of these "white ants" 3 principal castes exist: workers, soldiers & reproductives
    $300 19
This breed of chicken is Rhode Island's state bird
    $300 3
Tommy James & The Shondells' "Hanky..."
    $400 12
In 1719 this small principality was formed by consolidating the counties of Vaduz & Schellenberg
    $400 24
It's another way to "add insult to injury" using a common seasoning
    $400 16
On June 24, 1996 this actor's stamp premiered on the Warner Bros. lot, where he made "East of Eden"
    $400 29
Encarta says this light-sensitive household insect can start to flee from danger within .054 seconds
    $400 20
This Latin motto on our coins can be traced back to Virgil's "Moretum" in the first century B.C.
    $400 4
Steam's "Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Them..."
    DD: $500 13
In 1745 she became the mistress of Louis XV, serving as his executive secretary for about 20 years
    $500 25
The phrase "Hope springs eternal in the human breast" sprang from his "Essay on Man"
    $500 18
Tanzania wanted to print stamps honoring this Steven Tyler band but didn't, at the band's request
    $500 30
This wingless household pest with 3 appendages at its tail eats anything containing paste, glue or starch
    $500 21
In 1955 he was elected to the first of 12 2-year terms as president of the AFL-CIO
    $500 5
Elvis Presley's "Suspicious..."

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Pam Roger Bryan
$1,300 $1,100 $1,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Pam Roger Bryan
$1,900 $1,400 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
In 1976 he became the first reigning king of Spain to visit the Americas
    $200 20
This celebrity interviewer grew up around celebrities; her father owned NYC's Latin Quarter nightclub
    $200 12
It's the religion of most of Guatemala's people
    $200 16
Kuan Han-Ch'ing was a leading playwright of this country's Yuan dynasty
    $200 6
This Greek mountain's peaks include Mytikas, Skolio & the Throne of Zeus
    $200 11
A 1949 book on Poe's life & works had an introduction by this psychoanalyst who died in 1939
    $400 2
She ascended the British throne in 1837 upon the death of her uncle, King William IV
    $400 21
Her roles include Glennis Yeager in "The Right Stuff" & Mary Magdalene in "The Last Temptation of Christ"
    $400 13
Practiced by the Soto sect, Zazen is a type of seated meditation in the Zen form of this religion
    $400 18
Laurence Olivier played the Button-Moulder in a 1944 revival of this playwright's "Peer Gynt"
    $400 7
Nepal's Sagarmatha National Park bears the local name of this peak which it surrounds
    $400 17
In 1835's "The Unparalleled Adventure of One Hans Pfaall", Hans balloons 231,920 miles to this place
    $600 3
Saudi Arabia's King Fahd is a half brother of this monarch who was murdered in 1975
    $600 22
She earned a 1996 Emmy nomination for playing prosecuting attorney Miriam Grasso on "Murder One"
    $600 14
Compiled in 712, the Kojiki, "Records of Ancient Matters", is one of this religion's oldest texts
    $600 26
This "Antigone" author starred in his own play "Nausikaa" but later gave up acting
    $600 8
Of the summits of this Tanzanian mountain, Kibo is covered with ice & snow; Mawensi is usually clear
    $600 23
In "A Predicament", a woman's head becomes stuck in a large clock & the minute hand finally does this
    $800 4
In 1961 this current queen earned a doctorate in law from the University of Leiden
    $800 29
She appeared with Lassie in the 1949 film "The Sun Comes Up" before she played Beaver's mother on TV
    $800 15
The Granth Sahib is the holy book of this religion known for its golden temple in Amritsar
    $800 27
In the 1500s the Gelosi troupe became famous for performing this Italian form of improvised comedy
    DD: $600 9
Pico Bolivar, about 40 miles south of Lake Maracaibo, is this country's highest peak
    $800 24
This tale ends, "The Inquisition was in the hands of its enemies"
    $1000 5
Under Communist pressure, this country's King Michael abdicated in 1947 after a 7-year reign
    $1000 19
This major Hindu god known for his avatars has a lucky curl of hair, called the Srivatsa, on his chest
    $1000 28
He wrote his 1st play, "The Beloved Bandit" , by himself, before he teamed up with George S. Kaufman
    $1000 10
Mount Hermon, Syria's highest point, lies on its western border with this country
    DD: $1,000 25
Name shared by the prince who held the masque of the red death & Miranda's father in "The Tempest"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Pam Roger Bryan
$3,900 $10,800 $6,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In December 1996 his reference to "Irrational Exuberance" sent stock prices plunging around the world

Final scores:

Pam Roger Bryan
$6,100 $14,800 $12,800
3rd place: Pair of Daniel Mink Bolero Watches New champion: $14,800 2nd place: Trip to Hotel Melia Don Pepe, Costa Del Sol, Spain

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Pam Roger Bryan
$3,900 $11,000 $6,400
12 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
21 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $21,300

[game responses] [game scores] [suggest correction]

Game tape date: 1997-01-14
The J! Archive is created by fans, for fans. Scraping, republication, monetization, and malicious use prohibited; this site may use cookies and collect identifying information. See terms. The Jeopardy! game show and all elements thereof, including but not limited to copyright and trademark thereto, are the property of Jeopardy Productions, Inc. and are protected under law. This website is not affiliated with, sponsored by, or operated by Jeopardy Productions, Inc. Join the discussion at